Culture

Cultural reviews and thoughts focused on music, film and the arts.
short back and sidewalks craig hollywood

A few weeks ago we stumbled across a project being run in Perth called Short Back & Sidewalks that, at its core, gives those who are homeless and in need, the opportunity to receive a free style haircut. When we discovered what founder Craig Hollywood was doing we knew we to find out more.

viktor wynd museum last tuesday society

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History in London is unlike any museum we’ve ever visited before. It presents “an incoherent vision of the world displayed through wonder enclosed within a tiny space”, a Wunderkabinett if you will. Nothing is classified or organised as everything on display is

craft beer podcast brunswick beer collective

The Brunswick Beer Collective is a weekly-ish craft beer podcast created by The City Lane’s Chris, Jeff and Paul. It’s ostensibly about the world of craft beer and other related (and not so related) topics, most of which we like to think is quite coherent and entertaining but that can vary from

brother's green eats! mtv

Brothers Mike & Josh Greenfield, aka The Brothers Green, hit it big with their online YouTube show Midnight Munchies a few years ago. MTV contacted the guys about doing a show and the result is Brother’s Green EATS!, which premieres worldwide on MTV this week. The City Lane got the opportunity

international guide dogs victoria

Did you know that Guide Dogs and dogs in training are legally permitted to accompany their handlers just about anywhere in Australia? This International Guide Dog Day (29 April 2015), Guide Dogs Victoria released research revealing that almost two thirds of Victorian Guide Dog handlers experience discrimination on a regular basis

tristan ludowyk hopestreet recordings

At The City Lane we love independent music from all over the world, especially so when it comes from our own backyard. HopeStreet Recordings is a Brunswick, Melbourne-based independent record label that is trying to “capture the crusty analog soul and funk sound of a bygone era with a hungry new generation

cj hendry 50 foods in 50 days melbourne

26 year old Brisbane artist CJ Hendry has seen her stock rapidly rise since she was discovered on Instagram by The Cool Hunter’s Bill Tikos.  Her photo-realistic artwork has been noticed at an international level and is already selling at up to $50,000 a piece – recent customers include Kanye West, Vera